San Francisco, California-based website testing and optimization platform Optimizely raised $57 million in a Series B funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz to hire as many as 250 additional staff within this year.
San Francisco, US-based cloud service marketplace AppDirect nabbed $35 million in its third funding round led by Mithril Capital Management to fuel its growth campaign.
Palo Alto, California-based relationship management software startup RelateIQ bagged $40 million in its Series C funding round led by Redpoint Ventures which values the firm at over $200 million.
San Francisco, US-based virtual ad firm DemandBased raised $15 in a funding round led by Greenspring Associates to build the mobile ad capabilities of its B2B enterprise software platform.
Sean Parker, the first president of Facebok, broke off from California, US-based venture capital firm Founders Fund as a partner to devote more his time to his new projects.
California-based pharmaceutical company PaxVax Inc raised USD22 million in a Series B funding round for the late-stage trial of its single-dose oral cholera vaccine for travelers.